The Jacobite Rebellion 1745-46 (Essential Histories 72) by Gregory Barnes

By Gregory Barnes

The Jacobite uprising used to be the ultimate try out of the home of Stuart to re-establish itself at the British throne and the loss of life throes of the self sufficient martial prowess of the Highland clans. No occasion in British historical past has been extra seriously romanticized, yet Gregory Fremont-Barnes succeeds in stripping away the myths to bare the major occasions of this significant interval. From questions of dynastic succession to non secular dominance, the occasions resulting in the uprising are rigorously defined and analyzed, drawing upon a number of fundamental examine. From the touchdown of Bonnie Prince Charlie to the conflict of Culloden, this publication bargains a whole evaluation of the uprising, whole with distinctive maps and lovely interval illustrations.

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